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Edinburgh car parking rate rise branded ‘highway robbery’

Transport
Hannah Lewis, 21, from Edinburgh. Picture: Cheshire Police

Edinburgh woman jailed for hiding drug-filled Kinder Egg in vagina

Edinburgh
The 29-year-old from Inverness was on his brothers stag weekend in Hamburg when he disappeared. Picture: contributed

Body found in Hamburg river is ‘not Liam Colgan’, brother says

News
Time's Up campaigners storm the red carpet wearing tops reading 'Times Up Theresa' at the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire.

‘Time’s up Theresa’ protesters invade Bafta red carpet

Entertainment

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

News

Skater Elise Christie hits back over Winter Olympics nightmare

Edinburgh

Susan Boyle back on stage after three years - and planning new album

Our Region

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport
The Meadowbank KFC in Edinburgh was affected by a lack of chicken

Edinburgh KFC fans angry after restaurants ‘run out of chicken’

Edinburgh

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Helen Martin
Craig Laidlaw gets to work as MSP Joe FitzPatrick and the other graduates of the work placement scheme look on. Picture: Alan Richardson

BT connects young workers with skills

News
Staff member Beth Fisher at Earthy Food Stores, Canonmills. 
Pic Neil Hanna

Future of Earthy in doubt after business in administration

Edinburgh
Lisa Stephenson. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Cancer survivor who defied odds smashes Maggie’s fundraising aim

News 2
Fergus Johnnie Graham completed 32 operational flights

Bomber Command gunner Fergus ‘Johnnie’ Graham remembered

News
Screenings for mothers and babies can be a lifeline for new mums. Picture: Cate Gillon

Parents could be allowed to bring babies to watch 15-rated films

Entertainment 3

Leith unites to help homeless man drenched with bucket of water

News 27
Ryan Montgomery receives the Dougie Geddes award from Corstorphine Rotary Club president Arthur Barlow

‘Remarkable’ Ryan is a real lifesaver

News 1

Top city firms named at Edinburgh Business Awards

Business 1

‘My sister was with me every step of the way to Everest Base Camp’

News 2

Family of Edinburgh mum who died in bin lorry crash agree £800k compensation

News
Hannah Lewis, 21, from Edinburgh. Picture: Cheshire Police

Edinburgh woman jailed for hiding drug-filled Kinder Egg in vagina

Edinburgh 4
Police are appealing for information

Police conducting door to door patrols in Currie after 2 men arrested

Edinburgh
East Lothian Council has banned strip clubs  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Strip clubs and peep shows permanently banned by council

Our Region 3

Crossbow and mace found by police during West Lothian drugs raid

Our Region

Teenage boy attacked with knife in Stenhouse assault

Crime 1

Police appeal after car stolen in West Lothian

Edinburgh

Reports of fresh sighting of missing Liam Colgan in Hamburg

News

Crack detectives in hunt for knife-wielding Niddrie robbers

News 2

Edinburgh car parking rate rise branded ‘highway robbery’

Transport
A cyclist in a flourescent jacket can be seen clearly. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Opinion

Video: Man arrested after digger crashes into Buckie building

Transport

Cycling allocated 10% of Edinburgh’s transport budget

Edinburgh
The new Hitachi trains have yet to come into service. Photograph: SNS

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport 4
NHS staff across Edinburgh and the Lothians face the worst wait in Scotland to get a parking ticket, Photo by Jayne Wright

Lothian NHS staff worst hit over parking permit queue

Health 5
A heavily potholed street - Park Lane near the new Portobello High School

Letter: Edinburgh potholes are a symbol of worn out infrastructure

News 3

ScotRail forced to halve carriages on some Edinburgh-Glasgow trains

Transport 9

Alastair Dalton: Could pothole crisis lead to congestion charging?

Opinion 3

Miracle escape for driver after horror crash on city bypass

News 2

Drivers facing diversions on A90 due to carriageway closures

Edinburgh

Concerns over ‘diluted’ teacher training standards

News 1
When did the good old Scottish school disco turn into a High School Prom?

Susan Morrison: Down with Proms, bring back school discos!

Opinion

Edinburgh University researcher in chemical spill alert

Edinburgh
Linda Russell with Donna Squires, Penny Baillie and Julia Grindley from Edinburgh School Uniform Bank

Poor pupils in Edinburgh missing out on school uniform assistance

Education 3

Young city musicians to perform for Prince Harry and Meghan visit

News

Kids could be left without classroom due to planning gaffe

Education 4

Edinburgh school fills maths teacher vacancy

Edinburgh

Bid for female Rector at University of Edinburgh

Education 1
Liz Leckie is planning to take her motorbike around Europe. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Liz Leckie: You can’t crush my spirit, Cancer

Opinion
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

News
Among the other controversial proposals are introducing portion limits on the size of takeaway, pub and restaurant meals. Picture: PA

Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics
NHS staff across Edinburgh and the Lothians face the worst wait in Scotland to get a parking ticket, Photo by Jayne Wright

Lothian NHS staff worst hit over parking permit queue

Health 5
Plans to move maintenance helpdesk jobs from Little France to Lanarkshire have been attacked

Concern over move to ‘centralise’ Edinburgh Royal Infirmary fixers

News 2

Family’s video of teen’s struggle with cerebral palsy goes viral

Our Region 3
Lewis Stevenson hands the �40,000 cheque to Gordon Paul, father of teenage Hibs starlet David, whose death was marked by the team

Hibs star donates £40k to charity in memory of starlet David Paul

Health 6

Terminally ill mum praises yoga centre after break-in

News

Celebrating 70 years of the National Health Service

News 1

‘Lifesaving’ ultrasound spotted mum’s cancer while she was pregnant

News

NHS Lothian sees staff vacancies rise by 200% in a year

Health 1
Elise Christie appears dejected after crashing out in the Ladies 500m Short Track Speed Skating Final. Pic David Davies/PA

Euan McGrory: Elise Christie has had a crushing run of bad luck

Opinion
Liz Leckie is planning to take her motorbike around Europe. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Liz Leckie: You can’t crush my spirit, Cancer

Opinion
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle talk to staff at Social Bite, where all the profits are invested in tackling homelessness. Picture: Getty

Robert Aldridge: Edinburgh council may need to stop trying to do so much

Opinion
Big, international organisations such as Oxfam are more like businesses than charities. Picture: Emma Mitchell

Helen Martin: We’ve been naive about charities

Opinion

Helen Martin: Tory-DUP link is like Labour teaming up with Sinn Fein

Opinion

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Opinion

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Opinion

Kevin Buckle: Tartan tat poses threat to high-minded plans for Tron

Opinion
Alex Cole-Hamilton (right) celebrates becoming an MSP in 2016 at his office in Corstorphine with Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, then Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and former party leader Menzies Campbell. Picture: Greg Macvean

Lib Dems investigated over Holyrood election spending

Politics
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle talk to staff at Social Bite, where all the profits are invested in tackling homelessness. Picture: Getty

Robert Aldridge: Edinburgh council may need to stop trying to do so much

Opinion
Theresa May's Government relies on votes from the DUP. Picture: AFP/Getty

Helen Martin: Tory-DUP link is like Labour teaming up with Sinn Fein

Opinion
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

News
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

News 3
The bank announced plans to close 62 branches, but has since granted a reprieve for 10. Picture: Michael Gillen

SNP plan ‘day of action’ to save RBS branches

News

Cycling allocated 10% of Edinburgh’s transport budget

Edinburgh

Ruth Davidson ready to defy UK Government on Brexit

Politics 1

Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics

Fears for future of free cash machines in Scotland

Politics 1
Kevin Gore plans to donate the sales from his CD towards a statue. Pic: Bill Henry

Edinburgh singer Kevin Gore in fundraise drive for boxer statue

Boxing

Edinburgh’s General Assembly Hall set to be venue for theatre

Entertainment
Time's Up campaigners storm the red carpet wearing tops reading 'Times Up Theresa' at the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire.

‘Time’s up Theresa’ protesters invade Bafta red carpet

Entertainment
A cyclist in a flourescent jacket can be seen clearly. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Helen Martin: Why cyclists should all be ‘lightmares’

Opinion
Edinburgh council leader Adam McVey

Edinburgh council chiefs vow to fight against big pay rises

Politics 6

Haymarket gap site for £200m scheme put up for sale

News 6
St Margaret's House is set to be turned into housing, forcing Edinburgh Palette to leave (Picture: Ian Rutherford)

John McLellan: We must work together to save Edinburgh Palette

Opinion 1